After a lifetime of hardscrabble independent travel, of finding our own way in distant places and wasting long hours wandering and lost, we decided to treat ourselves to a guided group tour of Egypt. We would take it easy this time and be led from

JetBlue announced it’s expanding service to Minneapolis (MSP), the airline’s 65th non-stop destination from Boston Logan International Airport. The addition further strengthens JetBlue’s position as the leading airline in Boston, serving as the hub’s largest carrier in number of customers and flights, with up to 150 daily

Alaska Airlines continues to expand service for San Diego (SAN) customers with the addition of daily, non-stop flights to Albuquerque (ABQ). The new route is Alaska Airlines’ sixth non-stop destination to launch from San Diego since August, as the airline continues expanding along the West Coast. The airline

InterContinental Hotels Group announced plans to bring together its two distinctive loyalty programs — IHG Rewards Club and Kimpton Karma Rewards. In early 2018, Kimpton Karma Rewards will become part of IHG Rewards Club, offering members one program with a single rewards point system. Members of both programs

Calling all truffle fans: Langham Place, New York offers guests special deals in celebration of the White Truffle Festival, Nov. 10–12. Presented by Urbani Truffles and Prunotto Wines, the White Truffle Festival takes place at Ai Fiori, a Michelin-starred restaurant located on Langham Place’s second floor. Guests

America’s Best Racing, Horse Country and Visit LEX partnered to offer the LEXtravaganza sweepstakes, offering the winner and his/her guest the ultimate Kentucky experience, April 12–15, 2018. The sweepstakes includes air travel and accommodations at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington and special experiences including VIP access to racing

More people than ever seek and spend more on luxury travel and, in doing so, they’re changing what the term “luxury” means. As opposed to elaborate amenities, services and material items, today’s luxury traveler is likely to spend a significant amount of money on experiences, according

As airport construction continues, LaGuardia Airport switches six airlines to new terminals to reduce delays and increase efficiency. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, Alaska, Frontier and Spirit all have new homes, starting Dec. 9. American is consolidating its operations into one terminal, Terminal B, ceasing operations

Despite New Mexico’s lack of coastline, pirates nevertheless found their way into the state. At the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center, a new exhibition titled “Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure” will be on view through February 2018. More than 500 shipwreck artifacts are included, with gold

Texas could soon be home to the world’s first Hyperloop transportation system — the new technology from Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. The technology involves passenger pods traveling at speeds up to 700 mph through a tube. The system is being tested in Nevada. Hyperloop One

Even if you’ve been to Rome, chances are you’ve never toured the Colosseum by moonlight. Rome-based Through Eternity tours offers in-depth walking expeditions with a different perspective on some of the Eternal City’s most monumental sites for private and small groups, led by local experts.